When Britain was truly great.
Gary Oldman has duly been installed as favourite to bag an Academy Award, as Best Actor. He's very good indeed, though I fancy I caught a hint once or twice of some estuary vowels.
This year brought us two awards-worthy films set against the events of World War II: Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan’s IMAX-shot look at the evacuation of Allied soldiers pinned down at the titular beach in northern France, and Darkest Hour, Gary Oldman’s turn as Winston Churchill during this bleak time in history. Some critics consider them complementary pairings for the latest Oscar season, but now the films tell two sides of the same coin in a new fan-made mashup video.
Both stories and...